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March in Review: Making Memories

March was an action packed month for the Balvin family.  Here are some of the highlights (not always in order):

- Jacob and I went to the MN Boys Hockey Tournament and watched Duluth East/Lakeville South and then Edina/Benilde-St. Margaret
- the whole family went to the MN Hockey Expo and a U of M women's WCHA playoff hockey game against North Dakota
- we stayed overnight at the Waterpark of America during spring break and swam in the pool for hour with our friends the Towey's
- lunch and playing/shopping at Ikea
- Stephanie started coaching golf in Northfield
- date night for Stephanie and I at the MN Wild hockey game versus Florida
- Isabelle lost two teeth (pulled one herself after getting hit in the mouth with a ball)
- Jacob pulled out a tooth
- built the kids a hockey net and they've been playing lots of roller hockey in the street and garage
- Adult dodgeball night at St. Dominic School
- Olive Garden lunch for Stephanie's birthday
- Famous Dave's lunch for Nana Kris' birthday
- the whole family danced and partied in Owatonna at our friend Michael McCauley's wedding
- first bonfire and smores night with the neighbor
- pizza with our friends the Anderson's from Bloomington
- having brunch and catching frogs in Owatonna with our friends the Kerr's
- preaching at Main Street Moravian Church
- lots of free Happy Meal coupons for the kids reading at school
- began a Gospel Coaching relationship with my friend Pastor Chris
- contributed a couple blog posts to Northfield Patch
- read all three books in the Hunger Games trilogy (Stephanie is on book #2 now)
- lots of laughs, food, and fun with our neighbors the Kraby's
- Stephanie joined Twitter!
- touched and motivated after watching the movie Courageous

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